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Our Fancy – The Arrival of a Train at La Ciotat Station – 1896

  One short film had a particularly lasting impact; yes, it caused fear, terror, even panic. It was the film L’Arrivée d’un train en gare de la Ciotat (Arrival of the Train at La Ciotat Station). Although the cinematographic train … Continue reading

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Charles Dickens’ Visit To Niagara Falls, Canada

He saw this “beautiful girl of twenty who had been in jail for several years.” She had, he wrote, “quite a lovely face though there was a lurking devil in her bright eyes which looked out pretty sharply from between her prison bars.” Continue reading

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